An Admonition of Greatness

RARE VIDEO: "When I retire I'm going to get ready to meet God!" Muhammad Ali

[OP-Ed] All Lives Matter–period!

"The media wants us to believe that all white women and men think like FOX News anchors. The powers that be hope their fear of our brown brethren will turn our hearts cold. We must stay the course of those who fought the good fight of faith and finish the hueman mission." - Brittney Gault

In His Words: Dr. Martin Luther King (1957) “Give Us The Ballot”

Dr. King delivers "Give Us The Ballot" at the Prayer Pilgrimage for Freedom in Washington, D.C. in May 1957. BXP presents an excerpt from his conclusion. "...I cannot close without stressing the urgent need for strong, courageous and intelligent leadership from the Negro community. We need a leadership that is calm and yet positive. This is no [...]

31 Women & Girls of #BlackExcellence

"Here are 31 Black Women and Girls who are having an EXCELLENT Women's History Month! Click each picture to learn more about the woman featured."

Celebrating Mother Barrows: A Little Warrior’s Ethos

war·ri·or ˈwôrēər/Submit noun warrior; plural noun: warriors; noun: warrior pose; plural noun: warrior poses 1. (especially in former times) a brave or experienced soldier or fighter.

The #ASSATA: Our International Woman

After a while, people just think oppression is the normal state of things. But to become free, you have to be acutely aware of being a slave.” ― Assata Shakur, Assata: An Autobiography

#BXP Presents… “Noises x Voices” | #BlackOutDay

We dedicate this Forum to all the beautiful #BlackSelfies helping to fight negative stereotypes! This Is How You Take Action. Be Present. Expect Greatness. Tune In!

Five Black Facts: Black Chicago

- 1 - It is believed that Jean Baptiste Pointe DuSable was born in San Marc, Haiti to a French seaman and an African woman slave in 1745. Jean Baptiste received some education in France where he learned Spanish, English and native dialects before moving to New Orleans, LA with friend and partner Clemorgan. The friends developed [...]

Five Black Facts: On W.E.B. DuBois

- 1 - Tom Burghardt, a slave who fought with the Continental Army during the American Revolution, was given freedom and a farm. Tom lived with his family in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, a rural farming community. Mary Silvina Burghardt, Tom's granddaughter, fell head over heels with Alfred DuBois, who left Haiti for New York in the [...]